[Standards] Call for Experience: Advancement of XEP-0071 (XHTML-IM) to Final

Sergey Dobrov binary at jrudevels.org
Wed Aug 22 08:35:50 UTC 2012

On 08/22/2012 02:31 AM, Joe Hildebrand (jhildebr) wrote:
> Or suggest to change *this* to <strong>this</strong> or
> <strong>*this*</strong>.

No, the thing is that a client changes this:


in the *incoming* message to this:


which is obviously wrong since a sender can make things strong without
such plain text formatting :)

> On 8/21/12 2:57 AM, "Sergey Dobrov" <binary at jrudevels.org> wrote:
>> Btw, often implementation of XHTML-IM conflicts with internal
>> hyperlinks/smiles/plain text formatting like *this*. Maybe it will be
>> useful to add recommendation to switch any these parsers off when a
>> client have a deal with XHTML-IM message?
>> On 08/01/2012 03:58 AM, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>>> At its meeting on July 25, 2012, the XMPP Council agreed to issue a
>>> "Call for Experience" regarding XEP-0071 (XHTML-IM), in preparation for
>>> perhaps advancing this specification from Draft to Final in the XSF's
>>> standards process. To help the Council decide whether this XEP is ready
>>> to advance to a status of Final, the Council would like to gather the
>>> following information:
>>> 1. What software has implemented XEP-0071? Please note that the protocol
>>> must be implemented in at least two separate codebases (and preferably
>>> more) in order to advance from Draft to Final.
>>> 2. Have developers experienced any problems with the protocol as defined
>>> in XEP-0071? If so, please describe the problems and, if possible,
>>> suggested solutions.
>>> 3. Is the text of XEP-0071 clear and unambiguous? Are more examples
>>> needed? Is the conformance language (MAY/SHOULD/MUST) appropriate? Have
>>> developers found the text confusing at all? Please describe any
>>> suggestions you have for improving the text.
>>> If you have any comments about advancing XEP-0071 from Draft to Final,
>>> please provide them by the close of business on Friday, August 31, 2012.
>>> After the Call for Experience, this XEP might undergo revisions to
>>> address feedback received, after which it will be presented to the XMPP
>>> Council for voting to a status of Final.
>>> You can review the specification here:
>>> http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0071.html
>>> Please send all feedback to the standards at xmpp.org discussion list.
>>> Thanks!
>>> Peter
>> -- 
>> With best regards,
>> Sergey Dobrov,
>> XMPP Developer and JRuDevels.org founder.

With best regards,
Sergey Dobrov,
XMPP Developer and JRuDevels.org founder.

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